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May 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
about them. the proposed district will benefit all san francisco city and all of californians. an we want to provide this unique piece of history. despite the fact that you might late -- so in the absence of eternal life we can't guarantee that future owners will have the respect and love for the historical value of these properties as has been shown. this is only way to ensure that a hundred years from now the children and grandchildren and great grandchildren will be able to enjoy this special piece of history. please support the landmark district. thank you. >> hi. i really don't like to speak at these meetings. i bought my house in 1978. i was a sweet young thing from utah. i bought my house because i loved it. when i bought my house we started the first incarnation of friends to both park and that was about safety, it was not about posey and dog poop. we fought very hard to make our neighborhood beautiful. the reason my neighborhood is as beautiful as it is is because i love my home and my neighborhood. i feel the laws put in place are read dundant. we don't need somebody watc
May 14, 2013 8:30pm PDT
for that outside city dollars. it's been my understanding for my office that if i'm able to solicit funds for my furniture, that i am limited by our gift laws or by my cam -- campaign account holder rules. as long as the third-party account is administered by a third-party member, we can do the same. if that he -- that's the way our rules are set up, then -- i think the long term, i would want to have a conversation about that 'cause i think that if the board was to set up a third-party account that was administered by another non elected member of this board and a whole variety of entities were donating to this account, i think there's an appearance of influence on the board if we know our furniture, our laptops are coming from these entities, i think that's a problematic appearance. if the city attorney's recommendation is that the form 801 be submitted, i think that makes sense and just in order to be consistent with that interpretation, that would be my thinking, but i'm open to hearing what other members of this board would have to say on this item. >> i have a quick follow up to that.
May 15, 2013 1:00pm PDT
's a motion and a second for the next meeting and from the city attorney's office. >> the chapter requires only that the building inspection here legislation you're not required to act on that. and so if you continue the public hearing you're still in the hearing phase you could also end the public hearing and still consider your vote as a commission if you want to vote at another hearing. so you do have i think the way you've presented that everything would be continued both the public hearing portion and your decision making until the june hearing but that's not necessary >> that's not necessary i think it's right, you know, with the realization with we don't have to it could go to the board of supervisors and it bomes cal an ready 80. so that's clear. thank you >> there is a motion and is second to continue this item for the next hearing. (calling names) okay. the motion carries unanimously. and we're onto the item 9 report for the nomination committee >> i'd like to sorry excuses commissioner. >> how many people we have here. >> we have 4 we're good. no one else can leave >> com
May 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
a reality. another hand for mayor ed lee, please? >> our next speaker was mayor of this great city from 2003, to 2011 and his support was crucial to its success. and he is also a proud native san franciscoan who grew up with the appreciation for the exporatorium and the role of education in our civic life. >> i would like to introduce newsom who is a passionate for transforming that into the future of our society and works tirelessly behind the scenes to be sure that we are standing where we are today. and first, i can't help myself because i love the fact that nikki heart is part of this and you don't get a chance to quote people from the grateful dead. but it was not mixky who said this, but he may claim credit. but it was jerry garcia who said that you don't want to be the best of the best you want to be the only one that does what you do. >> i think of that quote in the context of today. this is unique in every capacity. [ applause ] this is special in every way. and you heat our heart out and it does not exist anywhere else not only in this state or in the state or the rest of the world
May 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of our graffiti in those neighborhoods was observed, was on city infrastructure. other government considered 19 percent and of that 97 percent was on canada post boxes like they are the drop boxes that the mail carriers use for picking up their mail to deliver. they are being phased out, though, so again within the next year or so, those boxes are going to be phased out in edmonton so we'll see if it makes a change in graffiti results. but it also assists us in terms of how we approach them. so we take this information to canada post and basically say, get rid of the gray boxes. so, conclusions. edmonton's method for auditing graffiti vandalism is unbiased and effective as far as we've been able to determine. we use the results to work with the edmonton police service to determine our other services. the graffiti index and intensity index allow for specific locations within the neighborhood. we found we had significant results over the first year, in terms of the decrease 42.7 percent and while we have leveled off this year, we are confident that by analyzing the neighborhoo
May 11, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. this would reauthorize our cities abatement fee and collect a one dollar fee to help the program. it was reauthorized in 2002 and will expire if not renewed. last year the funds appropriated $515,000. okay. we have ms. lorain here to provide us with some additional information on this item. why don't you come up. after is presentation there's a budget analysis report on this item >> good afternoon supervisors. as all right. state the item before you to expend san francisco's participation in the vehicle abandon fee. under the the program $13 fee is collected from each san francisco citizen and given to the state that you under california law a counties governing board must vote to expend the & abandonment fee. it was from june 2003 though may 13th. cost as mentioned 5 hundred thousand is collected every year and the cost for the fiscal year is projected at the $1 million plus dollars so it helps defray the costs. and as has been mentioned the program is to expire at the end of this month so the renewal is necessary. we request that you approve the items submitted. i see the n
May 14, 2013 1:30am PDT
seek your positive recommendation regarding the dedication of 2094 to 1298 the street to the city for the future affordable housing purposes. as par as the development mixed use project at 2558 mission, and the new mission, heater building, the developer has an option to satisfy the affordable housing program requirements by dedicating property to the city. and so long as the dedicated property yields a certain number, and meets other minimum standards that are found in the planning codes section 419. the property at 1294, and 1298 meets those requirements. and the property itself, is 11,672 square feet in size, located near chavez and south vaness and it has auto motive uses most recently on the site just to get you oriented on the location and i will have a map up on the overhead. push >> there we are and the subject property right here. a detailed of the property and just off the corner of shotwell and chavez and a couple of pictures, as i say automotive related uses, those will be removed, prior to redevelopment for affordable housing purposes. the property was appraised by a
May 14, 2013 2:30pm PDT
as a city believe that as a matter of policy it's a good thing for that 801 to be filed. i like the idea of approving it with the understanding that an 801 will be filed because i do think that it's important for us to make sure that we create a path for this issue to be resolved, but also to make sure there is consistency moving forward. i think that approach that supervisor kim suggested is a very creative way in allowing us to be consistent and also find a resolution for this. >> i know this is a little bit of discussion in the budget meeting. would you -- >> we had a lengthy discussion about this at budget and for those of you not on that committee,maybe i could give you a brief synopsis. the ftcp regulates forms 801 and 803. the complaint that was filed said that a form 801 should have been filed here. the ftpc says there's nothing to look at here, it was a /tkpwao* gift -- it was a gift to the city. if you haven't been in the situation of accepting gifts [inaudible] and the same information is revealed in both. in the 803 the only requirement is that we reveal donors over 500
May 15, 2013 6:30am PDT
to take any questions. >> i may permit consultant in the city. i want to thank you for coming to this because it shows that you really care. i want to ask you a question. some of then transfers for an eatery that serves beer and wine to patrons, when someone wants to transfer or someone else wants to buy the license, if it says on there now live music or no entertainment, and the new person that -- no live music or no entertainment, and the new person that purchases it, they want to modify the conditions. they realize if a petition to modify the conditions, they run the risk of maybe not having the license transfer to them should the modifications be declined. some of these laws on the books a little archaic, and i will give you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a l
May 16, 2013 1:30am PDT
of the roles will collaboration so which it comes to event we as a city have long taken a pro-active approach to coordination of all departments all the emt providers and we try to get a sense of their plans a plans. at that point, we role it up into a concept of operations it gives us a chance to look and see what are the street closures what is everyone trying to do and we'll hold to a public safety meeting. well, all said or done for example, we did this where we had a long lead time this included a series of experience how would things go during a normal day or if there were changes. we did an exercise to see if there were as an explosive device. once the event is underway for like we activate we have the sponsors there and members of all the involved departments present and this really becomes a place that's a resource where a good way to describe it as a brokerage of resources. and then we're able to share that with the city partners. we do this for not just large events but memoranda size events. most of the time these are experiences to make us ready for the next unplanned events that
May 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
to various places way outside of yerba buena to see that the city people realized this crossing is not a good crossing for anybody. and working with the bicycle coalition, we've worked with them on getting them to behave a little better in some cases, like walking their bikes on sidewalks rather than riding them because you could knock off an awful lot of pedestrians doing that. and he has been such a vibrant person in the community of pedestrian safety for so many years. i would like him to be the -- back into the chair of that committee. and the other two candidates seem to be very good, but i don't know them, and, so, i won't speak for them. thank you. >> thank you. >>> hi, john weitz, pastor at calvary presbyterian church here to speak on behalf of kimberly jones. i know kimberly in her capacity running senior arts program at the church and have come to know her story. while she certainly has the empathy one would expect having been through her own traumatic experience, she is able to combine that with her analytical abilities, with complex systems and understanding communit
May 16, 2013 8:30pm PDT
as good a dible] like stepchild the city, i think this is an example that there are areas where the school district is far ahead of where some city agencies are in terms of the level of data collection. this is really impressive and i'm proud to see that. >> thank you. and i have to say it comes because of the support from a number of city agencies. >> thank you. next like to call upon a very important player in all of this and that is our human rights commission and i see our executive director. i think we're all aware of her tremendous and historic leadership in the fight for equal rights and certainly especially for the transgender community. we were talking about the /phrafrpt earlier and of course you were the first transgender member of that commission. >> thank you. before i start i'd like represent i have from the hrc, lupe to give you a brief background on what's been going on from our perspective [inaudible] would like to say a few words about what we're doing now, the direction we're going and some of the -- like to praise the police department, the da for thei
May 17, 2013 9:00pm PDT
in the city and i want to know about them. please end us an e-mail or call us. we're going to be making some serious budget decisions and i want to make sure your voices are heard. i want to emphasize public housing is to me and it's great to see him here. we grew up and i want to thank the mayor for making housing that's priority in the city. so thank you so much for being here and actress i want to thank everyone for coming out. just in the youth cards alone we had 60. i'm really proud i tried to pick from board categories we have a lot of seniors and youths and from a board range of cuts from mental health to hiv and we've heard about homeless and i shelters and dropping programs. but i did look through all the cards i got a real good sense of who came out tonight. i hold office hours twice a month please continue to come over the next month. thank you. (clapping) >> okay we're not going to close out the budget until we've read every single card. i'm going to make sure our staff look at every one of those for the time you gave us tonight. i want to thank the mayor's office to put this ai
May 17, 2013 10:00pm PDT
and thank you for your service to the city. but i am here to ask for your continued support in three major areas. one is in employment services. and i would like to thank you, rhonda simmons for supporting the randolph institute and for the contract around construction services. to make sure that we can recruit experienced construction workers and not only experienced workers but young folks to enter in the construction trade. a lot of training and education comes through our office. and so far we have worked with over 400 clients that have signed up with city build to get employment throughout the city. but i would like to see continued support in that effort, and maybe see a broader spectrum of employment opportunities other than just construction. youth services is another area that we would like it see your continued support. there are great internships around this summer that we recruited for throughout the city. i would like to thank the puc for offering a multitude of in folks with the offers from the city. and we have programs with youth works and as well as the san francisco rec a
May 19, 2013 4:30am PDT
to this point. as we all know, public safety is a number one priority in this city. and it is the number one priority for our mayor and so, today, is a very, very great day as we take this step in topping this public safety building. before i introduce our mayor, as many of you know, when mayor lee ran for office there were three very important things that the mayor said that he was going to do. and one of them was he was going to create jobs. and we all know, all of these projects, we have ordinances, that make sure that we have people on these jobs. and he also is an environmental stewart ship that we would do everything that we can to project our environment and build the green and lead buildings. >> this building will represent that and as i said earlier public safety was his number one priority and without going further, let me introduce the man who has worked very hard to get us to this point, our mayor, ed lee. >>nku. good morning, everybody, welcome to mission bay. you know, in 2010, the board of supervisors and the mayor did everything that it could to create a dialogue with our vo
May 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
effective extended the boundary to cover all areas of the city where there's hazardous material. the ordinance would establish interdependent procedures before the department of health and it would still have the testing of grounded water before it amends the building code and the public works code. the planning commission is not required to take action on this item. however, the proposed item is before the board of supervisors. the planning department staff has worked closely with the dbt and the public utilities commission and, of course, the mayor's office. staffs remedies is that the commission recommend approval to the board of supervisors. kelly is here from the mayor's office to say a few words and afterwards we have another colleague to finish the presentation >> thank you. >> good afternoon president fong and members of the public. i'm kelly and i'm pleased to be here and to express our support for this legislation. simply put this will help the protection for the city. before i hand the bulk of the presentation to my colleague i want to thank the planning staff. i no
May 17, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>>> good morning, city officials. my name is eric wu. i am a member of the san francisco youth commission. the youth commission is a body of 17 young people ages 12 to 23, that advises the mayor and the board of supervisors on issues that affect the young people in san francisco. one of our priorities is actually the summer job plus program and supporting that and expanding that. currently there's still a significant population of job-seeking young people in our city that are currently unemployed and we hope that the city will collaborate with our -- with the nonprofit organizations and the private sectors in bringing more jobs to young people this summer. last summer, s.f. summer job plus program was extremely successful. we brought over 5,000 jobs to our young population. and this summer we hope to bring 6,000 jobs to our young people. and on behalf of san francisco youth commission and the young people in san francisco, i would like to thank the mayor and all those who have worked and collaborated in bringing jobs to the young people in san francisco. thank you. (applause) >
May 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
to have a discussion today about the city's budget. i will be your moderator and going over the agenda in a minute but first i want to welcome mayor lee. apl (applause)>> mayor lee: thank you. good morning everybody. i am very thankful for all of you to be coming out on an early sunny saturday to talk with government officials. as perhaps unexcitedly as that may sound i am excited because it is about a topic that all of us engage any critical hours with you to make big, important decisions. they are decisions that often times some of you say reflect the values of the city. i take it seriously because not only is it a legal responsibility for us to balance the budget. it is reflective of what we want the city to do by way of being a sound, sound the economic city; a safe city, and a city that invests in our success and i mean success for everyone. this is a city where everyone who has come here either by immigrant families or by their own economic success, they want to start a family here, invest in a small business or invest in somebody else's business. everyone deserves to be suc
May 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
the phone company left the city. i'm very active -- i'm vice president of the franklin eleanor roosevelt democratic [speaker not understood] for seniors. i'm vice president of disabled affairs. i'm also involved in [speaker not understood] california alliance for retired americans. i think that pedestrian safety -- i don't drive so i'm always a pedestrian. it's an issue that we don't see that much out in the island, but we're seeing more and more. we actually finally got signs up that some people don't get run down in the crosswalks we have out there. i'm very interested in that. so, any questions? >> i'm just curious, ask kimberly to come back up, too. what experience do you have working with agencies or campaigns that provide feedback or advice to city policy makers? >>> i've been a member of the citizens have iery board of treasure island and, so, everything, all of the plans for the new city on th island cam >> thank you. kimberly, same question? >>> working in architecture, i've worked with planning boards and in the public process. i've worked with community organizing proceeding
May 13, 2013 2:00pm PDT
are the only city in the world that runs cable cars. these cars right here are part of national ar system. in the early 1960's, they became the first roles monument. the way city spread changed with the invention of the cable car. >> people know in san francisco, first thing they think about is, let's go >>> good afternoon and thank you for coming. i'm delighted to announce that our first effort is unleashed upon the world. [ applause ] . it's only been two-and-a-half years since the moment of conception of this idea. it's an amazing tribute to our community. it reached three levels of impossibility, of getting a permit and designing it and putting it on this structure and the impossibility of getting it funded. it really is a tribute to so many and a lot of faces that i'm looking at this room tonight. it comes down to as always people. i'm going through a few moments here to give a real thanks to people who made this night and the next two years possible. i'm going to list a couple of company names, but i want to think of them as members of our community that made this project possibl
May 13, 2013 9:00pm PDT
to make sure it was okay for me to purchase that stuff and bringing it into city hall before i took those steps. i think it's important for any department that uses this as a way to do business should do that. i'm happy to move this item forward. >> supervisor mar. >> it's helpful to know that fppc is not taking action on that. when i see a $9999 contribution, it raises my eyebrows. the gifts were some were requested by you for support from your office you did initiate them and some of them came i think from some of the chronicle and the guardian coverage from some individuals that might have had some questionable activity, but i think ms: deberry, there is no on going conversation right now. my eyebrows are still up. i think there is a public perception if you take something for your office. there is something from the chronicle, i don't even know if the desk that you are sitting in are the chairs from the gift or not but i think there is a perception that there is a personal benefit because it's your office. i totally support the victims lounge but i think there may be a personal benefi
May 16, 2013 2:30am PDT
of the city where this is being tested where this is being implemented is what are the criteria followed in deciding where to begin this process. i know there's been a lot of reference to the eastern neighborhood plan but if this is the i am tuesday let's make sure we're following the very important policy consideration of protecting p dr businesses that many believe is not being done with the current mta plan. otherwise there was an emphasis on giving resident parking to visa vest parking. so i look forward to this discussion. i know it's going to be, you know, engaged discussion given the level of interest we have here. so i'll turn it over to supervisor farrell. >> thank you supervisor campos. at this point why do we ask mr. reiskin to come up. i know we have a presentation to go through >> thank you chairperson. ed reiskin director of transportation. i'll start with acknowledging the strengthen and opening comments that i get and i understand that parking is a sensitive issue it matters to people in how they live their lives and how they get to where they're going. it's important p
May 17, 2013 2:30am PDT
to say that the new storm manager for the soon to be second city target store in san francisco, this october, located on geary. and as a san francisco native i am proud to represent target and be a part of a company who has a legacy of giving back to the local communities. and even before target opens its doors, we were giving back 5 percent of our income. which today equals more than 4 million dollars a week to local communities. target is supporting several community initiatives throughout the month of may. with a common theme around celebrating our reviving asian cultural heritage and we are honored to a part of today's apa heritage month kick off celebration and target forward to the continued partnership to the city of san francisco. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you. we call in the heritage, starting with the academy of art and university, president stevens? >> thank you, and thank you for including me in this wonderful event it has been a pleasure >> my grandfather started the academy in 1929, he and my grandmother and they were very good friends with don kingman and
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May 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
>>gregg: extreme weather alert. reports of a possible tornado touching down in oklahoma city, oklahoma. there you can see in the center of the screen, a very narrow funnel cloud. anyone in the area needs to take shelter immediately. hello, everyone. >>heather: thank you for joining us. shaping up to be a very busy weather-related night, and very dangerous, as well. a developing situation for you near wichita, kansas. the national weather service confirming a large and dangerous tornado touching down near the mid-continent airport. they are declaring a tornado emergency. meteorologist janice dean is in the fox news weather center with the latest. we are looking at live pictures. that was, i believe, in oklahoma city? >> that is a large wedge tornado, the helicopter that is taking pictures, you can see the power flashes from the power lines. you can see debris coming up from the ground. this is a massive large tornado coming out of oklahoma. unbelievable! this is live, producers? i believe this is live. it is coming in and out and obviously sit a very dangerous situation. if it
May 12, 2013 8:30am PDT
. vallejo is in first city in the nation to wrote on projects the city will fund on a city wide baste. the proposal varies for money to school bans. >>> and d.j. will be the topic of legislation at the next board meeting. d. j.s would need a permit and have a 10:00 p.m. curfew. >>> it is being called a slow motion disaster. >> that is what though are saying about home in a subdivision sinking into a hilltop. it is north of the bay area in lakeport. lake county public works has not been able to figure out why the ground water is bubbling up to the top, but so far eight homes have cracked apart and ten more homes may have to be evacuated. >> we are starting out with lots of sun around the bay area. a beautiful forecast coming up and a look at changes in the week ahead, after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, consumers -- and funded by . >>> the state agency charged with keeping an eye on utilities and protecting consumers and funded by your tax collar dollars as well is in big trouble. >> state lawmakers say the public utilities commission is simply not doing its job and want the agency to jus
May 12, 2013 9:00am PDT
golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pr
May 12, 2013 4:30pm PDT
in our city. graffiti is managed on the enforcement side as a crime under the criminal code of canada. so just quickly i won't go through all of our programs, i did an hour and a half so i could talk forever on our programs. but basically we have our programs for our city are divided into 4 areas. civic operations, we have two graffiti removal vans that clean graffiti on our civic property alone. we do enhanced clean up, we have a contractor that does some additional clean up on city property as well as the clean up that's done by operational departments in the city. and interdepartment coordination is key. we have an operations department, operations committee that's made up of representatives from all the operations areas in the city and through that we coordinate all of our clean up on city infrastructure and we have all of our complaints come in through 311, which is the recording for the city of edmonton for all -- any complaint, recreation sign up, anything comes through 311. but we do manage our calls through that service. we have 4 seasonal bylaw officers that are dedicated to
May 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
up on the screen. as the planning commission and other city and state agencies continue to analyze and refine this warriors multi-purpose cultural center and arena, i've been proposing to the warriors to work in collaboration with the san francisco government agencies and community leaders to integrate within the original design and construction of this state-of-the-art arena a high school college career pathway classroom which would be capable of providing comprehensive year round benefits for our entire diverse cross cultural san francisco open bay area community. as a member of the national basketball association, the warriors hold a unique and influential opportunity and provide a unique opportunity and the ability to initiate visionary model education and career development programs worthy of national and international me laytion. ~ emulation. [speaker not understood]. i believe an additional element of my proposal is the inclusion across cultural sports and education exchange program inherently attract schools and students, business leaders and government officials from aroun
May 14, 2013 8:30am PDT
and have no need for bike lanes any more with no people in the city. but, i think that this is a intoed time, this is just shows that we are progressive city and we are growing as a city and i really feel that mta does not sit down and say how can we take part? and this is a learning process for both the business community and the mta and i think like everybody here said, it has to be targeted to the specific communities and i think that we can get through this and it is a learning process for both sides and i am excited and like my commissioner co-commissioner julie said there has to be some representation on this mta side. small business. >> thank you. >> commissioner white? >> yes, obviously, i want to take all of the small businesses for coming out i am actually also a small business owner and there is also out reach issues for things that happened in our community. since we know that it is a big vital part and we are hearing all of the concerns of the small business with the loading issues supporting their workers. >> to come to work for them. to, you know, be able to conveniently
May 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, for cost constraints, for scheduling. >> and it was a risk for the city. it was a change for the city, it was something very, very different. we met all of our project parameters, the budget, the schedule. we love this project. it is a fantastic example of what can happen when you take a risk, you do something differently, and you work together. you get a great result. >> one of the things we're going to have in that building is going to be this media wall in the lobby. and that media wall has several things that it can show people, but one of the things it can show our employees and our visitors is how much energy, how much water, what we're using in the building. >> the wall is based on building data. we have total energy use per floor. we also have energy use in the building today that will show information and percentages on how much is being used today versus an average day. there's also information from solar, how much solar the building is producing, and showing the savings from solar. we also have reclaimed water and that will be shown per month. the center section is dedicat
May 11, 2013 8:30pm PDT
organization of its kind in the city to become an affiliateof the smithsonian institution and ask for your support to complete the yerba buena district. thank you very much. >> thank you, next speaker. david del torre. with me today are many of our members and cultural organizations and committed supporters of the mexican the yerba buena arts district to fulfill our mission as first voice. we know the appellants have made claims regarding the completeness of our project and environmental impact report and we know those claims are not accurate and do not acknowledge the social benefit of our museum to the yerba buena arts district and the city as a whole. the mexican museum has worked long and hard with our partners the city and county of san francisco and millennium partners. san francisco should be proud that in this community, we have the largest and most comprehensive collection of mexican chicano and latino art in the united states. the community is watching here and the state and across the nation and internationally as the fate of our 14,000-piece cultural significance and artifacts
May 12, 2013 1:30am PDT
to the protection agreements that we would like to have in place and the city attorney's office and other staff. and also we've been working with the planning department as well as through the addendum process >> well, let me ask to any of your staff here are their any members of the staff that could answer my long-term and short term impacts? >> settling to the stress and long term and shoirment again, the issues we're working with with the consultants right now. >> and - is. >> the force impact is two different structures could you. >> what kind of involvement? >> it came out before i - >> i can use a little bit of help again, we're going to have are to have another hearing. >> it's an agreement in principle we're going to have to work through the details. the details are important and they were pushing for a conceptual agreement but we were pushing back. and i would say the engineering report that come out which is a draft report we didn't have all that information and we're still assessing what the impacts would be >> i have one more slide then we can go to public comment. this is
May 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
of the city does this serve how many households and people are using this on a daily basis? >> 20 million gallons a day that's about a third. >> do you know betsy? >> project manager so this force main serves been 25 percent of the people and 75 percent of the. >> i'm sorry that leads to the 20 million glances of sewage? okay. than okay. thanks. do you want to continue? >> sure. so i wanted to talk about what we have there and we've been talking about that hopefully for the public those make sense and talking about what we're proposing to have happen there and then we'll talk about the protections we'll pit into place. to we have the easement to contain the north shore main and along what the things underground. and this is bringing the jackson street sewer down >> actually before you move off the sites can you hit the next slide i want to talk about easements. there's been an easements a 32 foot easements between the sewer system and anything else that's supposed to be built and we did a little research on this easement specific in the documents it's for emergency vehicles. now th
May 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
the city 3 entities and in - they receive 1/3rd from local ground water wells. they're working with them to store about 6 hundred and 50 gallons of water in the ground and we are going to throw challenge program bank water in there during normal and wet years and then that water will be there for additionally use. so the cap part of the project is to install those 16 new wells and well stations to uncommon. so this is exciting for us in over 50 years last time it was above ground reservoirs was in 1965. we've been working on a regional ground water program and have a basin project that was used in an analysis we did a pilot ground water analysis and just recently a ground water plan was comet and adopted last year. this map just shows our grounded water network in the basin and those wells were instrumental. next i'll go through a series of 3 slides to show with the 126 grounded wells are. this is the going to the location of the wells. then in further in the central portion of the areas down to san francisco and then this map in san burner. this is example of what the well sta
May 17, 2013 6:30am PDT
and it is really a new crown jewel for the city of san francisco. [ applause ] >> you know, some months ago this was just an abandoned pier and 300 million dollars later and a lot of love and attention, it has been transformed into a place of discovery, a place of imagination, and a place of repose. in this new neighborhood, here along the embarcadaro, the san francisco exporatorium is truly reborn bigger and better than ever, and we know in this new location and facility and sort of a new sense of enthusiasm it is going to be a huge success and a integral part of what visitors come to enjoy in san francisco and of course what all residents in the bay area come to enjoy. it is fantastic, i know that my kids used to love to come visit. i know that they will be excited and they are kind of big now and they will be excited to come and visit this new facility as well. we just aired and i want to remind for those of who you did not see it, i did a half hour special, thank you very much. [ applause ] and it is not, a shameless plug r the special, i promise you, it is a celebration of what was don
May 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
that brings the city together. i want to thank the cosponsor s for this proposal. i look forward to a robust and meaningful discussion when this comes to committee and again, the hope is that we will be able to honor him, but create a process for honoring other members of the san francisco community that may be /wor worthy of that honor as well. the last thing is something that has been happening for the last few weeks and it's been interesting and sad to see the way that this issue has been handled and that has to do with the san francisco pride board of directors position to essential withdraw its named of bradley marshall for this year's parade. i know there are people that have strong views on that. the problem that i have here is the manner in which the board of directors has handled this issue, so i'd like to highlight the letter that i'm sending to the board of directors to express my concern of the recent actions of that entity with respect to the naming of bradley manner for this parade. i believe the decision to rescinhonor that requires community input. that pride is an org
May 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> i have two questions just for the record we received 3 e-mails i'd like to ask the city attorney just to have it answered. the letter i received on item 12 couldn't be enacted by the commission today because it was not properly noticed with the text of the ordinance post 72 hours before. and the second one i passed on to you and the third one i don't know how to respond to them. i feel we need to acknowledge receipt of those letters >> commissioner moore we received on the first letter i received a call around 10:00 a.m. that the brotherser couldn't download. the matters have been properly noticed. the link to item 11 consequently provided the public with the same pact that the link would have provided it's the same subject matter. the public library the counter the receptionist had available hard copies of the document. and after connotation >> point number 2 i am continuing the position in great support of increasing bicycle accessibility and bicycle parking in the city. i think the numbers as they rely to practice and observation at least for the level parts of the city seem
May 12, 2013 3:00am PDT
welcome to the city school district joint committee for april 24, 2013. my name is jane kim and i will be chairing today's meeting. i am joined by our board of education commissioners, mendoza. our clerk today is esther castro and we'd like to recognize the staff at sfgtv for taping today's session. we do want to apologize to the public and all our presenters. we have a budget committee that was in this committee that ran a little long so we are starting 90 minutes late. we want to thank everyone for their patience. >> please call item no. 1. >> we're doing item no. 1? >> we still have to hear it. >> okay, we're doing file 130352 and that's a hearing on summer jobs initiative and summer school programming as sponsored by you, supervisor. >> thank you. because of the time we have decided to continue this item to the call of the chair. given that the next select xlit committee meeting is not until the 4th week of may, we may re-refer this item to another committee so it can be heard in a timely manner and the board of supervisors may ask for this presentation as well. may i
May 13, 2013 2:30pm PDT
that there be mitigation in terms of the city's resources and institutions that ca ameliorate those effects in terms of affordability and continuity. this needs a process. resources instigate an institutions require as mitigation by state law. thank you very much. >> thank you. is there any additional public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. >> as an additional matter we have technical amendments by the planning departmt. have an oral amendment drafted today basically stating notwithstanding for the mills act to allow eligible properties within this district to submit mills act application to the city until october 1, 2013. this year only so next year it will revert back to the state deadline. we have the planning department amendment and the amendment i just indicated. can we take those amendments without objection? >> that will be the order. any okay. i stwa ke a commts first to thank everyone particularly those who live in the district and those who are in favor and opposed and in addition to thank the numerous residents of this district who participated in the community process lea
May 14, 2013 5:00pm PDT
is the housekeeper. let's hear it for him. [ applause ] . >> in just a few short minutes, 107 years ago, this city was devastated by the earthquake, by the gas fires that followed. there was nothing. there was no internet, there was no cell phones, there was no phones. people gathered. we are gathering here today to honor those who survived, those who perished and those who built this city out of the ashes. so please with me, sing again as we hold up the memorial to our fallen comrades, three of whom are alive today and watching from home. george cluchey, bill dell monte, and billy hook. san francisco, please. crabtree. >> c'mon, everybody.♪ [singing san francisco] ♪ >> [ applause ] . >> courtesy of city college of san francisco's great culinary department. hot soup. where is our soup? who knows. who knows where the hot soup is. >> right here on polk street. is that where it is? hot soup on gearey. good. first, some words of wisdom from our supervisors. take us to our leaders, please. >> hi, everybody, london breed representing district five and i'm so happy to be here today. we are here do
May 14, 2013 11:30pm PDT
have to do these things and keep our city safe and i want to thank again, the men and women in all of our emergency response and our law enforcement for their dedication, today it is about celebrating the contractors and all of their great work that they are doing and working with, all of our dpw folks and everybody in the construction. because of topping of is so significant to suggest more than suggest and confirm that we are on time and on budget. you know, the confidence that the public has with us handling these bonds is very important. and i value that. i value that relationship. because for supervisor kim, and board president chiu, this is what we live for, right? supervisors we live for that public trust and we earn it to make sure that these projects are done right time and with that we know that we have other bonds that we will talk about more. but this is really important because it is earthquake safety. and it is today, this morning, again, with the board's help, we signed off on the soft story, seismic retrofit program to suggest that 3,000 other soft story buildings
May 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
in catch basins, storm drains, into our storm drain system, and for some of the city, parts of the city, it ends up here at smurrf. 350,000 gallons come here on a daily basis, producing recycled water, and that can be reused for landscape irrigation and indoor toilet flushing. the pumps can only handle so much water, which is generally when it's not rain, the dry-weather runoff, so if you get a storm of a decent size, the pumps will shut down automatically and the water will just continue to flow out into the ocean and it carries a lot of bacteria and people can get sick when they're swimming in the water near a flowing storm drain. everyone knows you don't go in the water for 72 hours after it rains. you just don't. this is the dirtiest beach in southern california. doheny beach. i've surfed this twice -- i've gotten sick both times. narrator: san juan creek, a concrete flood control channel, flows directly to doheny beach. moriarty: the concrete you can almost think of as a big water slide for pollutants to go to sea level. man: if it rains more than 2/10 of an inch, the c
May 15, 2013 7:30am PDT
to have another 100,000 household, another 90,000 jobs come into the city. so, we've had a good time to look forward because as we know, we don't have the muni system and the transportation system at a level that we would like it to be to meet today's demands. and yet we have a whole lot more people and demand on the system coming to san francisco that we wanted to start the process of thinking about. so, what the emergence of these new job and population centers means is that the travel patterns of the city are going to be changing and evolving. we've always had kind of from the out skirts into the center of the financial district travel pattern. [speaker not understood] in the morning comes out in the afternoons. everybody lived on the outer edges and everybody worked in the city center. it was kind of a simpler, kind of two dimensional arrangement, but that's changing as the city expands, particularly as the growth happens along the eastern part of the city and specifically around park merced, around 19th avenue, around treasure island and around the shipyard. so, we'll see that t
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